Two Mississauga men facing multiple charges in string of GTA robberies
Two handguns seized at time of arrest
Three suspects, including two from Mississauga, have been arrested and charged in relation to a string of GTA robberies. Halton Police say that two handguns (pictured above) were located and seized during the time of arrest. – Halton Regional Police Service
Halton Regional Police Service have arrested three people, including two from Mississauga, following a number of armed robberies across the GTA.
In a release, Halton police said the robberies typically involved at least two armed suspects entering banks and stores and demanding cash; violence was also used in the robberies.
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, officers arrested three men in Mississauga. At the time of arrest, police seized two loaded guns.
The three suspects are facing a total of 67 charges, including disguise with intent, robbery with a firearm and other firearm-related offences. Police said more charges are expected to be laid against the three suspects.
Halton police had formed a Regional Robbery Task Force last month after a rise in robberies in the region and across the GTA.
Facing charges are Mississauga men Tyriq Brooks, 21, and Oliver Rose-Mighty, 23, plus 18-year-old Malcolm Omotosho of no fixed address.